Tierra de Barros
Location in the province of Badajoz
|• Total||1,419 km2 (548 sq mi)|
|• Density||53/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Tierra de Barros is a comarca in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. Its capital and administrative center is Almendralejo. The comarca contains 15 municipalities and 74,872 inhabitants (INE 2008).
A comarca is a traditional region or local administrative division found in Portugal, Spain and some of their former colonies: Panama, Nicaragua, and Brazil. The term is derived from the term marca, meaning a "march, mark", plus the prefix co-, meaning "together, jointly".
Extremadura is an autonomous community of the western Iberian Peninsula whose capital city is Mérida, recognised by the Statute of Autonomy of Extremadura. It is made up of the two largest provinces of Spain: Cáceres and Badajoz. It is bordered by the provinces of Salamanca and Ávila to the north; by provinces of Toledo and Ciudad Real to the east, and by the provinces of Huelva, Seville, and Córdoba (Andalusia) to the south; and by Portugal to the west. Its official language is Spanish.
Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a European country located in Southwestern Europe with some pockets of Spanish territory across the Strait of Gibraltar and the Atlantic Ocean. Its continental European territory is situated on the Iberian Peninsula. Its territory also includes two archipelagoes: the Canary Islands off the coast of Africa, and the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea. The African enclaves of Ceuta, Melilla, and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera make Spain the only European country to have a physical border with an African country (Morocco). Several small islands in the Alboran Sea are also part of Spanish territory. The country's mainland is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with Gibraltar; to the north and northeast by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay; and to the west and northwest by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean.
Tierra de Barros is a wine growing region, particularly for Cayetana grapes. It is one of the regions were Ribera del Guadiana DOC wine is produced.
Cayetana blanca, also known as Cayetana or Jaén, is a white Spanish wine grape. It is grown mainly in the south of Spain, especially in the Denominación de Origen of Montilla-Moriles and in the region of Extremadura and in the Jerez region where it is often distilled for use in brandy production.
Ribera del Guadiana is a Spanish Denominación de Origen (DO) for wines located in the region of Extremadura (Spain). It extends over two provinces, Cáceres in the north and Badajoz in the south. It takes its name from the River Guadiana, which flows through the region from east to west.
In Spain traditionally and historically, some autonomous communities are also divided into comarcas.
Milagros is a Spanish village and municipality in the province of Burgos, part of the autonomous community of Castile and León. It has a population of approximately 502 people and is 10 km from Aranda de Duero. Milagros is in the comarca and wine region of the Ribera del Duero.
Almanza is a municipality located in the province of León, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2009 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 609 inhabitants.
Alija del Infantado is a municipality which is part of Tierra de La Bañeza comarca, autonomous community of Castile and León, Spain.
Gordoncillo, is a municipality located in the province of León, Castile and León, Spain. At the time of the 2010 census (INE), the municipality had a population of 499 inhabitants.
Rebolledo de la Torre is a municipality and town located in the province of Burgos, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 167 inhabitants.
Hoz de Jaca is a municipality located in the province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 74 inhabitants.
La Maragatería or País de los Maragatos, is an ancient historical region or traditional comarca in the landlocked Province of León, Spain. It borders with La Cepeda comarca in the north, La Valduerna in the south, with the comarcas of El Bierzo and La Cabrera in the west and southwest, and in the east with La Vega del Tuerto and La Valduerna.
Tierra de León or Tierras de León is a shire (comarca) in the province of León. The city of León, capital of the province, is the biggest city in the comarca.
Sierra Suroeste is a comarca located in southwestern province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, western Spain. Its capital and largest city is Jerez de los Caballeros.
Tierra de Badajoz is a comarca in the province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, western Spain. The majority of its population, amounting to around 177,000 inhabitants, lives in the capital, the municipality of Badajoz, and the immediate surrounding area.
La Tierra de La Bañeza is a Leonese comarca or historical region whose capital is the city of La Bañeza.
Campiña Sur is an administrative division (comarca) in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. Its capital and administrative center is the municipality of Llerena. It contains 21 municipalities and 32,841 inhabitants in an area of 2,798 square kilometres (1,080 sq mi).
Las Vegas Altas, also known as Vegas Altas del Guadiana, is a comarca in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. Its capital and administrative center is the urban area of the municipalities of Don Benito and Villanueva de la Serena. The comarca contains 16 municipalities and 90,697 inhabitants.
Garganta de los Montes is a municipality of the autonomous community of Madrid in central Spain. It belongs to the comarca of Valle del Lozoya
Tierra del Pan is a comarca located in the center of the province of Zamora, western Spain. It belongs to the Autonomous Community of Castile and León. The city of Zamora, capital of the province, is included in this comarca.
Tierra de Campos is a large historical and natural region or greater comarca that straddles the provinces of León, Zamora, Valladolid and Palencia, in Castile and León, Spain. It is a vast, desolate plain with practically no relief, except for some wide undulations of the terrain.
Tarazona y el Moncayo is a comarca in the Province of Zaragoza, within the Aragon region of northeastern Spain.
Tierra de Ledesma is a comarca in the province of Salamanca, Castile and León. It contains 30 municipalities: Aldearrodrigo, Almenara de Tormes, Añover de Tormes, Doñinos de Ledesma, Encina de San Silvestre, El Arco, Gejuelo del Barro, Golpejas, Juzbado, La Mata de Ledesma, Ledesma, Monleras, Palacios del Arzobispo, Rollán, San Pedro del Valle, San Pelayo de Guareña, Sando, Santa María de Sando, Santiz, Sardón de los Frailes, Tabera de Abajo, Tremedal de Tormes, Valdelosa, Vega de Tirados, Villarmayor, Villasdardo, Villaseco de los Gamitos, Villaseco de los Reyes, Zamayón and Zarapicos.
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